Mr. Rob Johnson Nominated for an Emmy Award
La Salle College High School's Director of Multimedia Technology and Social Media, Mr. Robert Johnson, was recently nominated by the Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences for an Emmy Award. In addition to his duties at La Salle, which include moderator of WEXPTV and the Sports Information Club and teaching Adobe Certification Courses, Mr. Johnson is a freelance show producer for Comcast SportsNet in Philadelphia. Prior to coming to La Salle in 2006, Mr. Johnson had worked at CSN since 2002 and has worked at the station on a freelance basis since 2007.
Mr. Johnson was the lead show producer for Comcast Sportsnet's Sixers Pre-Game Live Show on March 1, 2014 which featured the jersey retirement ceremony for Sixers legend Allen Iverson. The show was nominated in the category of Outstanding Sports Interview/Discussion Show along with two shows from the Eagles Television Network along with an episode of Philly Sports Talk also from Comcast SportsNet.
The 32nd Annual Mid-Atlantic Emmy Awards will be presented Saturday, September 20, 2014 at the Philadelphia Hilton on City Avenue in Philadelphia. For more information on the Mid-Atlantic Emmy Awards, visit: http://www.natasmid-atlantic.org/